[cryptography] [liberationtech] Heml.is - "The Beautiful & Secure Messenger"

ianG iang at iang.org
Sat Jul 13 05:46:06 EDT 2013


On 13/07/13 09:32 AM, Peter Gutmann wrote:
> William Yager <will.yager at gmail.com> writes:
>
>> no cryptographer ever got hurt by being too paranoid, and not trusting your
>> hardware is a great place to start.
>
> And while you're lying awake at night worrying whether the Men in Black have
> backdoored the CPU in your laptop, you're missing the fact that the software
> that's using the random numbers has 36 different buffer overflows, of which 27
> are remote-exploitable, and the crypto uses an RSA exponent of 1 and AES-CTR
> with a fixed IV.


;)  has everyone had a read of this:

http://www.infoworld.com/d/security/in-his-own-words-confessions-of-cyber-warrior-222266



iang



ps, my comments here:
http://financialcryptography.com/mt/archives/001439.html


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